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Michael Jackson International Airport - Part 1  
User currently offlineGayrugbyman From United Kingdom, joined Jul 2005, 1737 posts, RR: 1
Posted (5 years 6 months 2 days 13 hours ago) and read 5785 times:

Surely we are to see a Michael Jackson International Airport in the next year or so - a fitting tribute some mught say. But where?

Suggestions please!

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User currently offlineElite From Hong Kong, joined Jun 2006, 2878 posts, RR: 10
Reply 1, posted (5 years 6 months 2 days 13 hours ago) and read 5749 times:



Quoting Gayrugbyman (Thread starter):
Surely we are to see a Michael Jackson International Airport in the next year or so

Really? I don't think so. . . as great as a musician he was, there are just too many other factors to consider, so I highly doubt anyone would name a airport after Michael Jackson.


User currently offlinePellegrine From United States of America, joined Mar 2007, 2495 posts, RR: 8
Reply 2, posted (5 years 6 months 2 days 13 hours ago) and read 5745 times:

I'm sorry if my natural reaction to this thread was one of tastelessness, but I felt an urge to type anyway.

Gary, Indiana GYY.



oh boy!!!
User currently offlineArrow From Canada, joined Jun 2002, 2676 posts, RR: 2
Reply 3, posted (5 years 6 months 2 days 10 hours ago) and read 5695 times:

I don't think so. Too many skeletons in the closet. I'm sad that he died so young, but there's enough baggage attached to his life and career that naming an airport after him might guarantee a perpetual protest line from children's advocacy groups.


Never let the facts get in the way of a good story.
User currently offlineGayrugbyman From United Kingdom, joined Jul 2005, 1737 posts, RR: 1
Reply 4, posted (5 years 6 months 2 days 7 hours ago) and read 5646 times:

What about BAH? After all, didn't he live there?

Or perhaps DTW? Motown and all that.

This thread is tasteless, but hey, we can't all go on about how he sang the 'soundtrack to our lives'! (Mine is sung by Paul Potts)


User currently offlineWESTERN737800 From United States of America, joined Feb 2008, 693 posts, RR: 2
Reply 5, posted (5 years 6 months 2 days 7 hours ago) and read 5639 times:

Like others have said, I think with all of the baggage I don't think we'll see an airport named after Micheal Jackson.


Bring back Western Airlines!
User currently offlineAirframeAS From United States of America, joined Feb 2004, 14150 posts, RR: 24
Reply 6, posted (5 years 6 months 2 days 6 hours ago) and read 5626 times:



Quoting Gayrugbyman (Thread starter):
we are to see a Michael Jackson International Airport in the next year or so - a fitting tribute some mught say. But where?

I hope as hell not! Love his music but cannot stand the man with his freak circus sideshow and also in general....



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User currently offlineGayrugbyMAN From United Kingdom, joined Jul 2005, 1737 posts, RR: 1
Reply 7, posted (5 years 6 months 2 days 6 hours ago) and read 5626 times:



Quoting WESTERN737800 (Reply 5):
Like others have said, I think with all of the baggage I don't think we'll see an airport named after Micheal Jackson.

Was that pun intentional?!

What about Bubbles Airport?


User currently offlineACDC8 From Canada, joined Mar 2005, 7653 posts, RR: 35
Reply 8, posted (5 years 6 months 2 days 5 hours ago) and read 5619 times:



Quoting Gayrugbyman (Thread starter):
Surely we are to see a Michael Jackson International Airport in the next year or so

I seriously doubt it. Usually takes years for an aiport to have its name changed (officially) iff its being changed for such reasons.



A Grumpy German Is A Sauerkraut
User currently offlineFlyingfox27 From United Kingdom, joined Jul 2007, 424 posts, RR: 0
Reply 9, posted (5 years 6 months 1 day 19 hours ago) and read 5543 times:

Isnt there one already? Jacksonville in Florida!

User currently offlineB6JFKH81 From United States of America, joined Mar 2006, 2902 posts, RR: 7
Reply 10, posted (5 years 6 months 1 day 10 hours ago) and read 5502 times:

I don't see this happening. I am not speaking ill of the dead, he was a wonderful performer and musical artist, but I don't think any city would want people to come to their airport and remember all the "wacko jacko" things, it would be a PR nightmare IMHO.

If they were to name an airport though, I think it would probably be GYY since that is where he is from (IIRC).



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User currently offlineAlexEU From Nauru, joined Oct 2007, 1825 posts, RR: 2
Reply 11, posted (5 years 6 months 1 day 5 hours ago) and read 5463 times:

Indianapolis - it has no name

User currently offlineStarAlliance38 From United States of America, joined Jan 2008, 1445 posts, RR: 3
Reply 12, posted (5 years 6 months 1 day 3 hours ago) and read 5449 times:



Quoting Pellegrine (Reply 2):
Gary, Indiana GYY.

better than Gary Chicago Intl  Smile.



Roar, lion, roar
User currently offlineJetfuel From Australia, joined Jan 2005, 2254 posts, RR: 0
Reply 13, posted (5 years 6 months 13 hours ago) and read 5373 times:

Theres no Elvis Airport, so NO to Wacko International


Where's the passion gone out of the airline industry? The smell of jetfuel and the romance of taking a flight....
User currently offlineDAL763ER From United States of America, joined Oct 2008, 570 posts, RR: 0
Reply 14, posted (5 years 5 months 4 weeks 1 day 3 hours ago) and read 5257 times:

Why would a M. Jackson airport be more expected than a Chesley Sullenberger one?


Where aviation is not the side show, it's the main show!!!
User currently offlineDALelite From Switzerland, joined Jun 2000, 1770 posts, RR: 25
Reply 15, posted (5 years 5 months 3 weeks 6 days 5 hours ago) and read 5114 times:

lets remain on the floor of reality!!!


They loved to fly and it showed..
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